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Sale 1226 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 29 September-1 October, 2020

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Category — China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & Shanghai

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1453
E
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1453, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiCHINA, Taiwan, 1950 15c Koxinga Plate Essay in Yellow on Striated White Paper (1014E), CHINA, Taiwan, 1950 15c Koxinga Plate Essay in Yellow on Striated White Paper (1014E)CHINA, Taiwan, 1950 15c Koxinga Plate Essay in Yellow on Striated White Paper (1014E). Rouletted as the issued stamp, there are several slight differences in the design from the issued stamp, which are difficult to detect due to the coarse printing on blinding yellow color (which was never used for any Taiwan stamp), trivial natural inclusion at left, Very Fine, a rare (if not unique) trial color essay of the first stamp series produced by Dah Tung in Taiwan

E. 300-400
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1454
nhbl
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1454, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiCHINA, 1934 $1.00 Booklet (Chan BK16; SG SB8), CHINA, 1934 $1.00 Booklet (Chan BK16; SG SB8)CHINA, 1934 $1.00 Booklet (Chan BK16; SG SB8). Unexploded booklet of seven panes of four, one 1c Martyr, two 2c Sun Yat-sen, and four 5c Sun Yat-sen, blue covers, complete booklet with original glassine interleaving and staple (the staple causes minimal rust spot on inside cover as usual), unusually fresh and crisp, for strict accuracy we note just the faintest bit of cover creasing, Very Fine and in far better condition than this scarce booklet is usually found, Chan $3,000.00, SG £4,750

E. 1,000-1,500
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1455
nhbl
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1455, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiCHINA, 1934 31.00 Booklet (Chan BK17; SG SB9), CHINA, 1934 31.00 Booklet (Chan BK17; SG SB9)CHINA, 1934 31.00 Booklet (Chan BK17; SG SB9). Unexploded booklet of eight panes of six, one 1c Martyr, two 2c Sun Yat-sen, and four 5c Sun Yat-sen, and one 25c Sun Yat-sen, red covers, complete booklet with original glassine interleaving and staple (the staple causes minimal rust spot on inside cover as usual), there is a small erased pencil notation on the front cover, otherwise in an uncommonly fresh state of preservation, for strict accuracy we note just the barest trace of cover creasing and a trivial hinge on the inside of the back cover, Very Fine and seldom offered, Chan $3,000.00, SG £5,500

E. 1,000-1,500
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1456
c
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1456, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiCHINA, Japanese Occupation, Kwangtung, 1942, 8c Olive Green, Die I (1N26), CHINA, Japanese Occupation, Kwangtung, 1942, 8c Olive Green, Die I (1N26)CHINA, Japanese Occupation, Kwangtung, 1942, 8c Olive Green, Die I (1N26). Ten copies, along with 27 other stamps all tied by Hanlanhu circular postmarks on Nov. 24, 1944 cover to Meihsien, most of the franking on the reverse of cover, Nationalist censor's tape and handstamp (which itself is rare), roughly opened in one corner affecting three stamps, No. 1N26 is a very scarce stamp used, priced only as unused in Scott (at $300.00 each, for a total of $3,000.00), also unusual is that is a an "across-the-lines" cover, from Japanese-occupied Kanlanhu (Kwangtung Province) to Nationalist-occupied Meihsien, correctly franked with $2.00 (counted at three times) to meet the $6.00 letter rate, ex Mizuhara

E. 750-1,000
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1457
P
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1457, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiCHINA, Japanese Occupation of North China, 1945, $50.00 Sun Yat-sen Trial Color Plate Proofs (8N118P; Chan JN710P), CHINA, Japanese Occupation of North China, 1945, $50.00 Sun Yat-sen Trial Color Plate Proofs (8N118P; Chan JN710P)CHINA, Japanese Occupation of North China, 1945, $50.00 Sun Yat-sen Trial Color Plate Proofs (8N118P; Chan JN710P). Twelve different colors and shades, imperforate and without gum as produced, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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1458
c
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1458, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiCHINA, Northeastern Provinces, 1946, $4.00 on $50.00 Brown, $1.00 Blue (5, 17), CHINA, Northeastern Provinces, 1946, $4.00 on $50.00 Brown, $1.00 Blue (5, 17)CHINA, Northeastern Provinces, 1946, $4.00 on $50.00 Brown, $1.00 Blue (5, 17). Horizontal pairs of each, tied on reverse of airmail wrapper by Changchun postmarks, sent to to the British Embassy in Nanking, some minor cover soiling, Fine, correctly pays the $12.00 printed matter airmail rate, very few such covers with Northeastern Provinces stamps have survived

E. 200-300
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1459
og
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1459, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiSHANGHAI, 4ca Yellow, Pelure Paper, Printing 20 (6), SHANGHAI, 4ca Yellow, Pelure Paper, Printing 20 (6)SHANGHAI, 4ca Yellow, Pelure Paper, Printing 20 (6). Without gum as issued, four mostly large margins, attractive color, Very Fine, Scott $825.00

E. 300-400
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1460
og
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1460, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiSHANGHAI, 1865-66, 8ca Olive Green, Printing 32 (14), SHANGHAI, 1865-66, 8ca Olive Green, Printing 32 (14)SHANGHAI, 1865-66, 8ca Olive Green, Printing 32 (14). Without gum as issued, large balanced margins, fresh and Very Fine, Scott $700.00

E. 300-400
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1461
og
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1461, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiSHANGHAI, 1865-66, 12ca Chocolate, Printing 47 (18), SHANGHAI, 1865-66, 12ca Chocolate, Printing 47 (18)SHANGHAI, 1865-66, 12ca Chocolate, Printing 47 (18). Without gum as issued, huge even margins all around, rich color, Extremely Fine, Scott $600.00

E. 300-400
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1462
og
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1462, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiSHANGHAI, 1866, 3ca-16ca (20, 21, 24, 25), SHANGHAI, 1866, 3ca-16ca (20, 21, 24, 25)SHANGHAI, 1866, 3ca-16ca (20, 21, 24, 25). Printings 50, 58, 60, and 62, No. 20 gummed as is often the case on this stamp, others without gum as issued, Nos. 24 and 25 with large margins, other two touching or in at places, No. 24 with trivial corner crease completely in the margin, No. 25 with just a tiny suggestion of a thin, Fine-Extremely Fine appearance, also includes a forgery of the 1ca value, Scott $1,500.00

E. 300-400
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1463
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1463, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiSHANGHAI, 1865, 6ca Vermilion, Printing 46 (17), SHANGHAI, 1865, 6ca Vermilion, Printing 46 (17)SHANGHAI, 1865, 6ca Vermilion, Printing 46 (17). Without gum as issued, large margins all around, unusually bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, Scott $500.00

E. 200-300
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1464
og
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1464, China, Taiwan, Japanese Occupation & ShanghaiSHANGHAI, 1865-66, 12ca Orange Brown, Printing 61 (24), SHANGHAI, 1865-66, 12ca Orange Brown, Printing 61 (24)SHANGHAI, 1865-66, 12ca Orange Brown, Printing 61 (24). Without gum as issued, huge margins all around, warm rich shade, Extremely Fine, Scott $325.00

E. 200-300
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